Casey Connects: Winter 2005

Applying Casey Lessons to Rural Poverty

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

December 21, 2005

Summary

This issue of Casey Connects highlights the Casey Foundation’s commitment to helping rural families achieve economic success. It outlines the Foundation’s rural economic agenda and identifies 3 local efforts to maximize resources in rural areas. Smaller stories include a publication roundup and a spotlight on the role that mission-related deposits play in Casey’s new social investment initiative. 

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Key Takeaway

Low-income families from rural and urban areas share a common challenge: Making it financially

Nearly one in five children in rural areas are living in poverty. Enter the Casey Foundation, which has been expanding its scope beyond the population-packed cities to include small-town America. The end result is an energized effort to improve the lives of disadvantaged children no matter where they live

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